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This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals. You need Windows and Visual C++ installed.

The free online textbook for this course is Visual C++ 6 Unleashed . Read the Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 29. ATL Architecture

The Active Template Library (ATL) is a template-based class library used to create high-performance Component Object Model (COM) applications. This chapter discusses the major components of the ATL architecture. An example that uses ATL in a client program demonstrates how ATL simplifies COM programming.

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) The History of ATL
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) ATL's Advanced Use of Templates
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Commonly Used ATL Classes
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using the Interface Definition Language
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) ATL Wizards

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